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Mastering Manga Studio 5

By : Liz Staley
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Mastering Manga Studio 5

By: Liz Staley

Overview of this book

Time is something that almost every artist doesn't have enough of. If you're an illustrator or comic creator you know just how much time and effort it can take to produce one great page. But the features in Manga Studio 5 can make this process a lot more streamlined and give you more time to create! "Mastering Manga Studio 5" will teach you how to create more comics and illustrations in less time than you ever thought possible. By using the features of Manga Studio 5 like the Story Editor, Custom brushes, actions, materials, and 3D models, you'll learn how to make Manga Studio work for your style and workflow. Go from being a novice Manga Studio user to an expert using the tricks, techniques, and projects in this guide. Learn how to make and share custom tools, set up left- and right-handed workspaces, make custom materials, alter 3D models, and create custom actions. By putting together a custom story project and making your own tools, automating redundant processes, and converting an inked art into a traditional comic art, you'll learn all about the advanced features of Manga Studio 5. "Mastering Manga Studio 5" will teach you what you need to know to produce more work in less time.
Table of Contents (18 chapters)
Mastering Manga Studio 5
About the Author
About the Reviewers


Now you know all that you need to about how to use the Story features of Manga Studio! You're ready to create your comics, sketchbooks, art books, or any other sort of books, because we have learnt about the following topics:

  • Creating a new story file

  • Making custom page templates and saving them

  • Reorganizing pages

  • Adding, deleting, importing, and duplicating pages

  • Editing story info and page numbers

  • Changing the layout of the Page Manager window

  • Batch processing and exporting

Now we're ready to get to some drawing. And to do that, we're going to want to know how to make our own tools to further customize Manga Studio and make it our own. That's just what we're going to be doing in the next chapter, so let's get to work!